Catcher Essay Assignment CW

Catcher Essay Assignment CW - American Lit & Comp Weber...

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Weber Essay #1 – The Catcher in the Rye Essay –Argumentative Piece Assignment Overview: For this assignment, you will write a thesis-driven essay that explores one of the many themes prevalent in Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye , and argue how that message is conveyed throughout the work. Support your view with evidence from the text! Your thesis will focus on the theme you’ve decided is most apparent in the novel and how that theme is conveyed to the reader through motifs, symbols, characterization, etc. Your Paper Topic: Consult your Journal! You have spent the last four weeks gathering quotations that will be the basis for this paper. Use your familiarity with these motifs to develop your argument. (e.g. Make an argument about what Salinger is trying to communicate about the difficulty of adolescence. Use motifs such as purity and corruption and childhood vs. adulthood to focus your argument). Requirements:
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This note was uploaded on 05/16/2011 for the course LIT 337 taught by Professor Jackson during the Winter '10 term at Grand Valley State.

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